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MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
must be secured by his people here on earth. >> and then president obama goes on in the speech to list as examples of the ways that we must secure those american values now in our time, he lists the specific policies of equal pay for equal work and marriage equality and election reform and immigration reform and a policy response to help us reduce gun violence. >> our journey is not complete until all our children, from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. that is our generation's task. to make these words, these rights, these values, of life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness real for every american. >> tying the policies which he is associated with and which are associated with his party and which are associated with a liberal idea of american governance to the basic fundamental ideas of what america is. that was the whole point, right? as with the other issues that president obama name-checked so specifically in his inaugural address this week, the things that
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm EST
physical standards, are met. >> reporter: a statement from president obama read today every american can be proud that our military will grow even stronger with our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters playing a greater role in protecting this country we love. while it was secretary panetta who announced this change, it will be up to someone else to implement about. confirmation hearings begin thursday in the senate for the nomination of chucking a doll take over as next secretary of defense -- chuck hagel to take over as the next secretary of defense. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry one step closer to becoming the next secretary of state. kerry had his confirmation hearing before the senate foreign relations committee today. he addressed a number of issues including iran, syria and climate change. kerry served on the foreign relations committee for 30 years and is expected to easily win confirmation and take over for hillary clinton in the next couple weeks. >>> president obama has nominated a tough former prosecutor to head the securities and exchange commission, mary jo whit
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
african american vote was going to go to president obama. but they jammed it way up with their voter suppression effort. they've got to think more about fundamentals and not just organization. >> and, melissa, will you look at the american people, 68% say it's unacceptable to cut medicaid. 66% disapprove of the gop's negotiation over tax. what they are selling, the american people are not buying. they're in denial. they're acting -- in fact, they're saying that what we have is fundamental principles are right. we're just presenting it wrong. it's not the content they're saying it's the package. no, it's the content. >> you know where this is going to get really real for people on the ground? are these republican governors who are going to continue to try to block president obama's affordable care act that is going to now finally start taking effect on the legislative term. now what we're going to see is in states that are allowing the health care changes, that are doing the kinds of things that are allowing the medicaid extension, you're going to see a dramatic impact. and then
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
criticized president obama for not believing in embracing american exceptionalism. it is imperative that we promote american exceptionalism and a fine. -- and define it. many commentators talk about the peaceful transfer of power we have in this country. let us not get confused -- even as we must never take for granted peaceful transition of power, america is not great because of the design of our governments. nation is not exceptional because of the commitment to free elections. the genius of america is our strength and power and growth that comes from the individual actions of our people. [applause] government does not order greatness. government does not order greatness. government cannot command. are free individuals, taking risks, building businesses, inventing things from thin air, and passing the immutable value from one generation to the next. that is the root of america's greatness. [applause] that is our mission is to build a new republican party. we must shift the ambition of our conservative moment away from managing government and towards the mission of growth. it falls
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
. on election day this year americans voted overwhelmingly to re-elect president obama four more years. that same day people also voted to re-elect senate democrats and to send a large number of them to congress, more than the republicans. more senate democrats than republicans which put harry reid in charge of the senate for another two years. and the very next day after the election harry reid in his first post-election press conference said that he was going to fix the unprecedented problem we have in washington with how republicans have broken the united states senate through abusing the rules. >> it looks like there are going to be a number of -- many more filibusters on motions to proceed. do you think -- do you have any plans to change the filibuster? >> yes, i do. i've said so publicly, and i continue to feel that way. i think that the rules have been abused and that we're going to work to change them. >> first press conference, day after the election, harry reid saying that going forward things are going to change. specifically, this was going to change. the de facto rul
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >>> "outfront" next, the obama administration very concerned about the terror threat in northern africa, warning americans to stay away. >>> and later, facebook's ceo likes chris christie. i know where those two met. will the other tech leaders throw their support behind the gop? >>> welcome back to the second half of "outfront." we start with stories where we focus on reporting from the front lines. we begin with north korea, which warns it plans to carry out a nuclear test that targets the united states, the supposed sworn enemy of the korean people. in the u.s., meanwhile, defense secretary leon panetta says he's very concerned with north korea's continuing provocative behavior, but says that the u.s. is fully prepared to deal with. gordon chang, though, the author of "nuclear showdown: north korea takes on the world" says panetta's remarks are refreshingly candid, but says we should be paying attention, because north korea's words are an escalation in the rhetoric, and this time he thinks north korea has the capability to actually back up their threats. >>> president obama ha
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 2:00am EST
much to you, mary. >>> "outfront" next, the obama administration very concerned about the terror threat in northern africa, warning americans to stay away. >>> and later, facebook's ceo likes chris christie. i know where those two met. will the other tech leaders throw their support behind the gop? we're all having such a great year in the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to the gulf, you'll have a great time. especially in alabama. you mean mississippi. that's florida. say louisiana or there's no dessert. brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
that president bush and president obama are tied in the ways in which they have divided the american people. that's impressive. >> i am not surprised assault. we have seen a series of swing elections where the voters are sort of throwing the bums out because they are not happy with their performance. it just results in us getting polarized factions in congress and in the white house. look, president obama ran on a liberal agenda, and that is what he talked about during his inaugural speech. nothing surprising, but the voters keep electing candidates who are polar opposites from one election to the other. lou: the point did you make of it is interesting because instead of throwing the bonds of both men were reelected as a result of the atmosphere, i guess, in part of their fourth year. that is quite a disconnect. >> well, i think that what it shows is that the american people are not listening to what the objectors are saying about the other party or about the candidate. you know, for paul ryan to say it -- make a straw man, the other day about president obama and for these words to b
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
washington post poll shows that 53% of americans support the kinds of gun reforms that president obama has proposed so far. mark greenblatt, abc news, new york. >> thank you, mark. of course, the president signed several executive orders. that was the first salvo in all of this. now the tougher battle is capitol hill. she says it's a battle worth having. we'll see what happens once it hits capitol hill. >> i think most americans, especially after newtown, they do support some port of gun control, perhaps not an aggressive form of gun control. but something. so why wouldn't it at least be passable? >> if the public is for it, you think capitol hill would respond. from '94 to 2004 in this country, we had an assault weapons ban. and you listen to people who supported it they say it worked and had the effect. you listen to the nra and other folks who say it didn't work. i just want to see one final concrete, nonpartisan study that says did the one we did from '94 to 2004 really work? >> there was studies, though. >> there was, but they always say conflicting things. you don't get a final w
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am EST
obama couldn't get the credentials to get into the last convention made that speech. we had seen the person who could be the first african-american president without that speech, it is very hard almost impossible to imagine barack obama launching a campaign three years later. today barack obama made this happen. >> i know there is a lot of ground to cover. i look forward to that dialogue. >> john kerry's place to history is almost already assured. his contribution occurred at that seat 42 years ago. long before he actually ran for senate he testified to the foreign relations committee as a leader of vietnam veterans against the war. he was decorated in saving the lives of men who came forward to tell their stories, but he saved many more lives than that. he saved thousands and thousands of lives when he testified on april 22nd, 1971, 56,000 american soldiers had been killed in vietnam. in each of the years he was in vietnam, more american soldiers were killed there than in the entirety of both wars in iraq afghanistan. it was a death toll that is unimaginable to any one who didn't li
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
americans support the gun safety measures proposed by president obama, and nearly six in ten voters support an assault weapons ban, including 45% of gun owning households. joining us now from washington is a survivor of the virginia tech shooting and assistant director of federal legislation for the brady campaign, colin goddard. colin, it is always great to see you. before we start our conversation, i should note we are expecting the president to announce some personnel appointments, including that of dennis mcdonough at 12:10, and we will cut to that when it happens. first, colin, you are in many ways, my friend, the star of the white house push towards gun safety reform. don't think we didn't notice when the vice president name-checked you as the president announced his proposals. as you are at the center of the beating heart of this thing, i want to know what you make of the renewed talk about the assault weapons ban. i think a lot of people thought it wasn't going to happen. the fact that the vice president brought it up yesterday, what do you give its chances in terms of actua
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 10:00am PST
from when president obama started his term in office. so, those are the priorities of the american people. and does president obama have his eye on the ball? ng me now heidi harris, the host of the heidi harris show and if you look at the agenda items spelled out in the president's inaugural address because he's talking about gay rights and immigration reform and climate change, heidi, and the american people seem to be talking about something very different. >> they are, and it's interesting how he didn't spend any time at all on the economy, building bridges and roads, that's really not going to improve the economy and that's pretty much all he said about it in his speech. it shows that he's not listening to what the american people want. and doesn't surprise a lot of folks, his vision of america, we on the right believe, is very different from the vision of measured america that our founders had and seems he's trying to take us in a different direction. >> megyn: what did you make of it, leslie. and not lot said about economy or jobs and the deficit, i understand it needs attent
Current
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
president obama and i think for the american people in this session of congress. >> that's climate change. joining us in studio bob deans is the communications director for the natural resources defense counsel. >> thanks for having me. >> bill: thank you. thanks for coming in. you didn't get the dress code i guess. >> i dress up now bill. >> peter: so much for casual fridays, man. >> bill: nice of you to raise the bar. >> peter: happy i just found a clean shirt this morning. >> bill: i have got to tell you a lot of republicans are saying today, today, you know, we need to do something about our party because we got schllacked by everybody but white males. bobby gendall of all people republican governor of louisiana who is room ordered to run and it may be next time. he was talking to a group of republicans in north carolina. he didn't pull any punches. he really said, man, this party has got to change. here he is. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i am serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to articulate our plans and sris
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:30pm EST
the next barack obama. whether times are good or bad ♪ ♪ happy or sad >> and so we choose jason wu, who said he's so grateful to be part of american history. and we thank you for watching. we're always working for you at abcnews.com. "nightline" later at its new time, 12:35 a.m. eastern and david muir will be anchoring this weekend. i'll see you again on monday. >>> on "the list," the how the 23rd is livi
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
, mark zuckerberg, who headlined events for president obama's re-election campaign. he will host an event for christie next month at his home in california. >>> the unbearable deep freeze menacing millions of americans is delivering yet another day of biting cold temperatures, as the dangerous winter weather blows into the east and south. you can now add more snow and ice into the frigid mix. abc's tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, the arctic air that's making life miserable for millions is marching south. in huntsville, alabama, salt trucks are standing by. they're prepping around knoxville, tennessee. >> we're expecting the worst. you always expect the worst. >> reporter: while the midwest and northeast remain frozen -- >> got 20 layers on. body warmers, hand warmers, foot warmers. >> reporter: a new round of ice and snow is bearing down on 15 states from ohio to alabama. this cold blast, which has taken over one-third of the country, is dangerous. look at what firefighters in chicago had to battle. weapon, that's burning ice. conditions weren't much better
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
appeared before the senate foreign relations committee to seek confirmation as the next american secretary of state. he said he would do everything in his power to build on hillary clinton's record and president obama's addition. he's expected to be confirmed. the government of yemen says a senior leader of the local branch of al qaeda has died of wounds received last a member. it has not been confirmed by his group and previous reports of his death have proved to be false. this time, however, both the yemen state news agency and a diplomat at the embassy in washington have announced the news. the u.n. has launched an investigation into civilian deaths from from strikes in a number of countries including somalia, pakistan, afghanistan, and yemen. the inquiry will look at 25 separate from strikes including a u.s. attack in pakistan in 2011 where up to 40 civilians are reported to have been killed. in syria today, war planes continued to bomb rubble-held areas near the capital as president assad was shown on television and attending a mosque service to mark the birthday of the prop
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am EST
rich. >> but are they rich in memories? probably. >> barack obama. >> andy, what is the message, andy? >> cheap. cheat. >> cheat? >> it is the american way. >> sherrod, i think the message that money isn't everything. greg, you caught that, right? >> money isn't -- what did i say? >> you said something. >> you love to scribble. >> just lastly i wanted to congratulate you on making it through the first half of the show without lying. >> you weren't even here. i jew think i i -- you think i would have let that go. >> i didn't knowingly lie. >> didn't you? >> manti te'o and i have in common. >> i think you saw that i wasn't here and you thought this is my chance to lie and not get called on it. >> i bought charmin in bulk and filled my refrigerator after that. >> i couldn't believe how many people tweeted saying thank you for the helpful tip. i never heard that before. you know which of your followers have a lot of fiber issues when they thank you. >> i not only put the toilet paper in the freezer, but i take my swanson hungry man's dinner and hid them in the bowl. >> where they belong.
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:30pm PST
appointed him anyway, but that term ends this year and obama wants the senate to act this time. >> financial institutions have plenty of lobbyists looking out for their interests. the american people need richard to keep standing up for them. >> reporter: over the last year, cordray has put to rest many fears the c.f.p.b. would overreach. >> we approach this work with open minds, open ears and great determination. >> reporter: but republicans seem equally determined to block cordray. they want to change the c.f.p.b., replacing a single director with a board of commissioners. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: what really happened in the financial crisis, and what work still needs to be done, is the focus of a new book. "after the music stopped" is written by alan blinder, former vice chairman of the federal reserve, and now professor of economics at princeton. when i sat down with him today, i asked him if the financial system is still at risk, five years later. >> i think we are still at risk. i tell you what i think is the biggest one it is not in the details but in the very bro
KCSMMHZ
Jan 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
ban semi- automatic guns and high capacity ammunition clips in the united states. president obama vowed to tighten gun control after a man killed 20 children and six adults in a shooting in connecticut. >> a court in the u.s. has jailed american man for 35 years for his role in the 2008 mumbai attacks. he admitted to selecting targets for the attacks in which 166 people were killed. he avoided the death penalty after cooperating with u.s. authorities. >> mudslides have killed at least six people in ecuador. the disaster hit a gold mining community in the south of the country after hours of torrential rain. several homes were buried in mud slide. in berlin, the world's biggest agricultural fair is in full swing. international grain week attracts thousands of exhibitors and people keen to know the latest in a world of food. the public in general is becoming more picky about what they buy, and you cannot blame them after all the food scandals in recent years. >> today's shopper wants it all -- the right color, size, shape, and flavor. products on the shelves of modern-day supermarket
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
financial protection bureau. the president appointed him anyway, but that term ends this year and obama wants the senate to act this time. >> financial institutions have plenty of lobbyists looking out for their interests. the american people need richard to keep standing up for them. >> reporter: over the last year, cordray has put to rest many fears the c.f.p.b. would overreach. >> we approach this work with open minds, open ears and great determination. >> reporter: but republicans seem equally determined to block cordray. they want to change the c.f.p.b., replacing a single director with a board of commissioners. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: what really happened in the financial crisis, and what work still needs to be done, is the focus of a new book. "after the music stopped" is written by alan blinder, former vice chairman of the federal reserve, and now professor of economics at princeton. when i sat down with him today, i asked him if the financial system is still at risk, five years later. >> i think we are still at risk. i tell you what i think is the biggest
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
>>> the obama administration begins its push for tighter gun control measures today, one day after democratic lawmakers introduce a controversial bill to ban assault weapons. >>> winter weather as millions of americans try to stay warm in a deep freeze. some are now bracing for a snowy commute to work. >>> and apps for apes, primates at the national zoo get their hand on an ipad. >> it's really fun to watch them interact with something and get such enjoyment and flip through it and really understand what they're doing. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, january 25th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the obama administration takes its push for gun control to virginia today. vice president joe biden will meet with gun safety experts in richmond. it's the opening for the growing support to curb kbun violence. yesterday congressional democrats introduced a plan to ban assault weapons but even they admit that's an uphill battle. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good morning. the ban would be tougher than the a
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
voter fraud, including a majority of african-americans. about the same number of republicans, 36%, think obama's supporters did the same thing to win last november although there was no evidence of any cheating or anything, even a machine foul up. think back to nen. more than a third of democrats are part of truther crowd, people who believe president bush knew about the attacks before they happened, as do nearly 60% of african-americans. the difference in the parties is the knowledge base. republicans who know more about the news are actually more likely to believe conspiracy theories fueled by right wing media like fox. danica see know is a political science professor at fair li dl dickinson university. michael, you brought this to our attention. i want to get you as a generalist like me, what do you think this told you that surprised you, this poll? >> well, it reinforced what i have suspected all along, which is that the business model at the far right is predicated on fear. that they scare the crap out of people. there's never any accountability. for some reason, chris, people don't
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
poll is showing now that a majority of americans have a favorable view of president obama's gun-control proposals. while the government has come out against the plan, the numbers are pretty stark. 53% are favorable. 41%, unfavorable. more interesting as you go into the poll, the favorables are much more intense than the unfavorables. which means that we've heard for some time, richard wolffe, you know, the gun owners are so intense, and they're the ones that are going to always make phone calls and they're the ones that are always going to be engaged. in this poll and i'm sure we'll see it in other polls, a majority of americans are more intense about passing some sane gun regulation than are those small groups of people that are going to fight the political death over assault weapons and being able to have high-capacity magazines. >> a couple of things. first of all, if you break down the individual proposals, the support is even higher, right? universal background checks, you get way higher than 50%. and those numbers reflect the president's own favorability right now which sa
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
is the last day on the job for another obama cabinet member. tim geithner, president obama called him one of the best u.s. treasury secretaries ever for restoring the american financial system after the banking meltdown. jack lew has been tapped to replace him. no date yet on his confirmation hearings. >>> with 12 million americans out of work, the number of americans filing for unemployment benefits is at a five-year low. 330,000 people filed last week. that's the lowest number since the beginning of the recession back in december of 2007. >>> as new jersey's governor gears up for his re-election campaign, he's getting fund-raising help from mark zuckerberg. he's hosting a $3,800 per person event for christie at his california home next month. they worked together before on education issues. zuckerberg, as you may remember, donated $100 million to newark, new jersey schools three years ago. >> be careful, mark, getting involved in politics. different world. >>> a once vacant south florida mansion now has a squatter living in luxury, scot-free. a 23-year-old man from brazil quietly mo
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
it either. >> shepard: no question there. president obama responded to the pentagon's change with a statement that reads in part: today every american can be proud that our military will grow even stronger with our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters playing a greater role in forgetting the country we love: jennifer griffin with the news at the pentagon. first, explain how this will work. >> no positions have been opened to women as of today, shep. but 230,000 positions could soon be open to women as early as this year. the service chief have until may 15 to present their concerns to the defense secretary and ask for certain units to be exempt. but they will have to make a strong case. today's decision does not imply women are going to be included in the selective service or draft. shep. >> shepard: what about reaction from lawmakers? >> reaction did not necessarily fall along party lines, which was interesting. congressman duncan hunter served in iraq and expressed concern, quote, what needs to be explained is how this decision when all is said and done, increases combat effectiv
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
pushed stock prices to prerecession levels, number of americans applying for unemployment benefits fell. housing prices and sales are now back up along with the number of applications for building permits. >>> in washington, president obama sent wall street a message that he plans to put more pressure on rule breakers by appointing former federal prosecutor mary jo white to head the securities and exchange commission. the president also praised leaders in the senate for approving changes in the senate rules last night to reduce political gridlock. a bill was also introduced in the senate thursday to ban assault weapons. >>> major changes to school athletic programs could be on the way. department of education is telling schools that students with disabilities must be included in sports programs or an equal alternative must be provi provided. >>> mark zuckerberg has a friend in chris christie, facebook ceo is hosting a political fund-raiser in his california home last next month for the new jersey governor. is he up for re-election this fall. a spokesperson says zuckerberg and his wife a
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
distinguished panel of writers and experts on one of the most fundamental issues in american history and politics and one that gets talked about much less than it should. that is race in america. a few days ago, president barack obama put its hand on the lincoln and martin luther king bible and took the oath of office almost 150 years since the emancipation population went into effect. he talked about the country's historic and continuing march for greater freedom. we at the "washington monthly" found it appropriate to devote the subjects to the conditions of minorities in america today. president obama as measured by his november vote totals retained the support of the americans of color, neither he nor the country have talked about much of race. he mentioned race fewer times in his first two years than any democrat resident since 1961. when he did talk about race, it often provoked a fierce backlash as when he said last year that if he had a son, he would look like trayvon martin, the young man who was killed tragedy in florida. tremendous backlash to that. he went silent on that issue
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am EST
. keith, back over to you. >> julia, good to see you. >>> first lady michelle obama wowed us again this week with her beautiful ball gown and her incredibly toned arms. she continues to influence american fashion styles, especially the trend of sleeveless dresses and gowns. but for a lot of women, flaby arms are keeping them covered up. dr. steven hopping joins us this morning with what can be done to change the shape of a woman's arms. good morning to you. >> good morning, barbara. >> we know, because a lot of people try very hard to get those toned arms, and they just can't do it. exercise is sometimes not enough. so what's the answer? >> the answer -- well, to quote president obama, women want the right to bare arms, b-a-r-e. sleeveless is in, no question. he's right. unfortunately, lots of times it's genetic. it's inherited. you have to work out. you have to maintain your weight. michelle obama, she respects nutrition. she respects exercise. so that's the first thing to do. but beyond that, there's still a problem for many women. if you've lost too much weight, you have to have
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am EST
augment our message to the world. president obama and every one of us here knows that american foreign policy is not defined by drones and deployments alone. we cannot allow the extraordinary good that we do to save and change lives, to be eclipsed entirely by the role that we have had to play since september 11, a role that was thrust upon us. american foreign policy is also defined by food security, energy security, humanitarian assistance, the fight against disease and the push for development as much as it is by every single counterterrorism initiative, and it must be. it is defined by leadership, on life-threatening issues like climate change or fighting to lift up millions of lives by promoting freedom and democracy from africa to the americas or speaking out for the prisoners of gulags in north korea or millions of refugees and displaced persons or victims of human trafficking. it is defined by keeping faith with all that our troops have sacrificed to secure for afghanistan. america lives up to her values when we give voice to the voiceless. i share with the president the convic
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
spent much more time grilling american leaders than they have been focused on the people who actually killed americans. you know, they spent much more time trying to treat this as a political issue of going after democrats, obama, hillary, susan rice, than actually finding out who is responsible and what we should do about it. and so, you know, i think her outburst is not an outburst. it's a reflection of what we all think about this. if you were going to be real about these issues, you would be asking what can we do to beef up the security. something gop members have already cut, you know, and they have decisions to cut it now in these days as we're speaking. it's rank hypocrisy. i think it's a fresh breath of air that people -- >> i agree with you about the hypocrisy because i remember 9/11 very clearly, and i remember how this country rallied around a president who had limited ability, but we all rallied around him. the first reaction was he says we're going to get the people who knocked down this building, and everybody cheered him. they weren't saying how did you screw it up, bud
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am EST
american people according to gallup. democrats approve of the job president obama is doing by a factor of, well, by 86%, say they approve. among republicans in this country, his approval rating is 10%. does that play a role here, kirsten? >> i think that's a separate issue. that is obviously a problem but i don't think that's what we're talking about. and, you know, i think john is very generous to the white house press corps. they don't, whatever changed in the way that the white house doesn't offer as much access still doesn't excuse it. you, the purpose of a journalist is to hold people in power accountable. i know this is probably a surprise to some journalists today, but that is actually what they're supposed to be doing. they're not supposed to be swooning. i wouldn't swoon, if i was interviewed the president. i would go in, i would love to have the opportunity actually, and go in to ask him some tough questions questions. i don't understand why, people who are around him, maybe not all the time, but enough can't behave like adults. really, we need some grown-ups if they can not
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